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Welcome to Hampstead ...

Hampstead is located in Pender County<1>.

Hampstead is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Hampstead lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Hampstead lies within the (910) area code.

Communities Also Named Hampstead ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Hampstead: This one is located in Pender County and the other is located in Forsyth County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 11 communities that are also named Hampstead - they are located in Maryland, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, Ohio, Ontario, Quebec (3) and Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hampstead.

Communities near Hampstead ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hampstead.

  • Wilmington [New Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmington
    • Wilmington [New Hanover County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Hampstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 124,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<4>
  • Burgaw [Pender County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burgaw
    • Burgaw [Pender County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Hampstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burgaw have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burgaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burgaw<4>
  • Holly Ridge [Onslow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Ridge
    • Holly Ridge [Onslow County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Hampstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,092 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Ridge<4>
  • Navassa [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Navassa
    • Navassa [Brunswick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Hampstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navassa have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Navassa
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Surf City [Onslow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surf City
      • Surf City [Onslow County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surf City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surf City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surf City<4>
    • Wrightsville Beach [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrightsville Beach
      • Wrightsville Beach [New Hanover County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,516 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wrightsville Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrightsville Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrightsville Beach<4>
    • Belville [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belville
      • Belville [Brunswick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,135 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belville
    • North Topsail Beach [Onslow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Topsail Beach
      • North Topsail Beach [Onslow County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 743 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Topsail Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Topsail Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Topsail Beach<4>
    • Topsail Beach [Pender County]
    • Saint Helena [Pender County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Helena
      • Saint Helena [Pender County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Helena

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hampstead. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hampstead.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hampstead. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hampstead.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hampstead. See our Newspapers Page for Hampstead.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hampstead ...

Looking for more information about Hampstead? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hampstead, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hampstead.

Adding Hampstead to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hampstead in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hampstead was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hampstead on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hampstead on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Pender County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hampstead. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Pender County: www.pender-county.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Pender, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hampstead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hampstead) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hampstead. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HampsteadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hampstead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3676, Longitude: -77.7106    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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